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Visitor Comments

We encourage, welcome and listen to feedback from visitors to Beaulieu.  It helps us to ensure we provide a high quality, enjoyable experience for all of our visitors.

You can let us know about your experience in a number of ways; either via our feedback form in the ‘Welcome to Beaulieu Guide’, by email, or on our tripadvisor or Facebook pages.


Quality Assured AttractionVAQAS

For the eighth successive year, Beaulieu has been awarded the Visitor Attraction Quality Assurance Scheme accreditation (VAQAS) by VisitEngland. This means we are considered to be high performers in a visitor’s entire experience; from planning what to do here, right through to after the visit, allowing us to confirm that all areas important to the our customers are the best they can be.




The National Motor Museum, here at Beaulieu, has also received a tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence in recognition of having consistently earned exceptional ratings from travellers who have given feedback on tripadvisor.  We welcome all visitors to Beaulieu to leave a review on our tripadvisor page.  

Visitor Comments

Here are some of the comments we have recently received from our visitors.

  1. “Great place with lots to see. Palace house and grounds are amazing, great selection of old and historic vehicles. Museum has a little ride that takes you through motoring through the ages which is a great addition and funny. Highly recommended.” tripadvisor Member – 12/01/2014

  2. “Really interesting place to visit, suitable for ALL ages from 0 to 100.” tripadvisor Member – 05/01/2014

  3. “This is a must see for any car enthusiast. World of Top Gear was really exciting and great fun. The exhibits are absolutely amazing, something there for everyone...The change in things to see from cars to Palace House and Abbey gives this place that little something extra.” tripadvisor Member – 27/12/2013

  4. “Had a great time at Beaulieu. The Staff are great, pleasant, friendly and helpful.” tripadvisor Member – 23/12/2013

  5. “We enjoyed the whole experience of visiting Beaulieu...There were so many parts to the visit that you really do need a whole day to do it.” tripadvisor Member –30/11/2013

  6. “Not only is there the Motor Museum with all its delights, there is the James Bond exhibition, World of Top Gear (hilarious) showing all the actual vehicles built and used in the show. There is also the Abbey, gardens and Palace House. There are trips on the monorail and vintage bus also. All in all a very packed day out.” tripadvisor Member – 08/11/2013

  7. “We had a fantastic day, suitable for all ages, loads to do and see.” tripadvisor Member – 22/10/2013

  8. “Lots to do, Beaulieu has a superb collection of cars that would interest anyone.” tripadvisor Member – 13/10/2013

  9. “Great way to spend the whole day and really well laid out with lots to see and do.” tripadvisor Member – 08/10/2013

  10. “Allow a full day, very good. Plenty to see and do as the admission price includes the National Motor Museum, Palace House, Abbey, the gardens and World of Top Gear.” tripadvisor Member – 08/10/2013

  11. “Brilliant day out, visit National Motor Museum and see all sorts of fantastic vehicles and learn about motor history, it is fun for all the family.” tripadvisor Member – 26/09/2013

  12. “The exhibitions are brilliant, a very enjoyable day.” tripadvisor Member – 15/09/2013

  13. “We had a fantastic day today, beautiful cars in stunning surroundings.” Twitter – 30/08/2013

  14. “We have visited Beaulieu today for the first time, fantastic place! The staff were fantastic, very helpful and great with kids.” S.Lee –18/07/2013

  15. “We had a lovely time, lots of things to see and do would recommend it to anyone....a 5* day out with the family.” tripadvisor Member – 19/08/2013

  16. “A great day out to be had...The National Motor Museum has an extensive number of exhibits, with some fantastic examples from all ages. Palace House and gardens were very impressive. The thing that stood out was the customer service from everyone. Staff made a point of speaking to visitors as they passed by and were genuinely welcoming. It was a great day and very good value.” tripadvisor Member – 14/08/2013

  17. “Whether you are interested in cars and their heritage, gardens, abbeys, palaces or a monorail ride, Beaulieu has it all. The main attraction has to be the unique motor collection...This museum has a special place in the heritage of our country and well worth a visit.” tripadvisor Member – 13/08/2013

  18. “I have visited Beaulieu several times, each time I go there is always something new to see or do. The latest change has been the Bond cars; there are now more cars to see. The gardens and Beaulieu Abbey are lovely to walk around too.” tripadvisor Member – 01/08/2013

  19. “I visited here for the first time and found the exhibits really good. I liked the fact that once you paid to get in the monorail and Veteran bus rides were free, as was the house and gardens. BOND IN MOTION was very good and it was great to see the cars up close.” tripadvisor Member – 31/07/2013

  20. “This is one of the best value days out my family has had for a long time, we spent 6 hours plus and had a brilliant time. The National Motor Museum is fantastic and suitable for all ages. Don't forget to visit the house and gardens, they are a must and not to be missed.” tripadvisor Member – 29/07/2013

  21. “A perfect day out” tripadvisor Member – 08/07/2013

  22. “Great place to visit and you don't have to be ‘in’ to cars to enjoy it. House and gardens are well worth a visit and there are plenty of things for all ages to see, do and enjoy.” tripadvisor Member – 23/06/2013

  23. “Looking at the vast array of cars and motorcycles, together with BOND IN MOTION and World of Top Gear kept us all occupied all day.” tripadvisor Member – 19/06/2013

  24. “Something for everyone, a varied and packed day for us. We thought it was one of the best places we had visited.” tripadvisor Member – 18/06/2013

  25. “We had a great walk through the formal gardens, Palace House was really interesting, as was Beaulieu Abbey. We then enjoyed the monorail trip around the site. The National Motor Museum was excellent (particularly BOND IN MOTION), all in all fantastic.” tripadvisor Member – 28/05/2013

  26. “Our highlight was the Top Gear exhibit and Enormodrome. The on-site restaurant was reasonably priced and offered a choice of food. Can't recommend this enough, even if you're not that interested in cars... “ tripadvisor Member - 01/04/2013

  27. “The BOND IN MOTION exhibition celebrating 50 years of the franchise made what would be a good day out into a great visit. Allow a full day for your visit if you want to enjoy Palace house, Abbey and a walk around the grounds. Will definitely visit again in the summer.” tripadvisor Member - 31/03/2013

  28. “Real family day out, something for the children, parents and grandparents. Loved World of Top gear and BOND IN MOTION. The monorail and veteran bus are a different and good way to get around.” tripadvisor Member - 25/03/2013

  29. "Had a really enjoyable day here. Good value for money, good fun and friendly staff. BOND IN MOTION is excellent!" C.Quinn - 22/02/2013